As corporations continue to convulse with scandal, the public sector is looking relatively orderly and efficient. Maybe it’s time for business to borrow some of government’s wisdom, suggest economists Matthias Benz and Bruno S. Frey in their January 2007 Academy of Management Review article. The authors, both of the University of Zurich, write that nonprofits could also learn a thing or four from the public sector. Their recommendations for both sectors include: Give people real choi…

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